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Notices

June Newsletter 2019.pub

Classes 2019-2020

Reception Mrs Williams

Year 1 Miss Wilkes

Year 2 Mrs Barnes

Year 3 Mr Pierce

Year 4 Miss Burgess

Year 5 Miss Hansbury

Year 6 Mr Paul

EBD Resource Base Mr Mellor

Summer Fair 2019 Fri 28th June

Roll up, Roll up

to the Weston Point summer fair - a warm welcome is extended to everyone at this popular event on Friday  28th  June from 1.30 to 3.00 pm.

Hot Weather Reminder

During hot weather we would remind children to wear hats. If sun cream is used then pupils must only apply this to themselves and the cream should be named. Thank you.


 



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Updated
  06/06/2019

Weston Point Primary School​

Castner Avenue

Runcorn

Halton

WA7 4EQ

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Head teacher: Miss N Curphey

head.westonpoint@halton.gov.uk

Secretary: ​Mrs C Williams 

Email: sec.westonpoint@halton.gov.uk

Telephone: 01928 574 593

​Deputy head: Mr T Paul

                   ​​tom.paul@westonpoint.halton.sch.uk                                                      SENCO: Mr C Mellor       ​                              christopher.mellor@westonpoint.halton.sch.uk

   Chair of Governing Body: Glenys Bellfield​​

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Dates For Your Diary

June

Thurs 6th Parents Meeting Isle of Wight visit 2.30pm

Fri 7th Reception Special lunch

           Flanders Fun Friday (organised by School Council)

           Sports Day  am

           Football  Staff/Mr Flanders Family  v Parents  (volunteers needed)

           Netball   Staff V Parents

Mon 10th Phonic Screening Yr 1

                 KS2 Isle of Wight

Wed  12th   Year 5/6 Mixed cricket (Runcorn Cricket Club)

Fri  14th Group return from IOW

Tues 18th  Heath Transition Meeting YR 6

                   Infant Trip Chester Zoo

Wed  19th New intake first visit (first half )

Thurs 20th  New intake first visit (second half)

Fri 21st School nurse talk for year 6

Wed 26th New Intake GR 1 am

Thurs 27th New Intake GR 2 am

Fri  28th Summer Fair  1.30

July

Wed 3rd  New Intake GR 1 pm

Thurs 4th  New Intake GR 2 pm

Fri 5th Summer Time Special lunch

Tues 9th Parents Evening (reports given out)

Wed 10th Parents Evening (reports given out)

Thurs 11th New Reception in all day

Mon 15th Sports Week—Tournament Finals

Tues 23rd Leavers Special lunch

Wed 24th 9.15 Leavers Assembly

                   12 noon school closes for summer holidays

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​​Weston Point Community Primary School aims to nurture the all round development of every pupil. In order to achieve this, we set out to: 

To create a secure, happy, caring environment, where children and  staff can develop their full potential, intellectually, physically and spiritually, having equal opportunities and receiving an education of quality suited to their specific need.

To treat each child as an individual, recognising his/her achievement and rewarding success.

We  endeavour to foster the child's confidence in his/her abilities and enable them to adopt  skills  and strategies to become, where practicable, independent learners.

We aim to encourage the concepts of fair play and fair mindedness. 

To provide a lively, stimulating curriculum in which the children are given a firm grounding in the basic skills of literacy and numeracy and having access to the National Curriculum and its assessment. In so doing, we endeavour to extend the child's perceptive and creative skills. Our teaching of the core subjects is  directed through the outlines of the Literacy and Numeracy Strategies, and specific Science teaching.  The foundation  subjects are taught, initially, through an imaginative cross-curricular approach, becoming more subject based as the child progresses through the school, and providing as many first hand experiences as possible.

To foster a partnership between the school and the wider the community, encouraging respect for the environment. This partnership is also vital in the working together of staff, parents and governors for the benefit of the children. 

We are a school that likes to celebrate success – at every level. The life of the school is driven by enthusiasm and a desire to achieve. We aim to bring learning alive, making it exciting and stimulating. We want to give our children a thirst for learning that continues with them throughout their future school experiences and lives. An essential ingredient for this to happen is teamwork. We view education as a joint venture, involving everyone – children, parents, staff, Governors and the wider community. We hope that we will be able to depend on your co-operation and support in this partnership, hoping that together we can provide the best for every child.

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NOTICES​​​​

     
Important information if your child is unwell.​
INFLUENZA - Stay at home, rest and sleep.
Download information sheet: Influenza Sept 2018
DIARRHOEA AND VOMITING -
Stay at home and get plenty of rest. Keep
children away from school for at least 48 hours
after the last episode of diarrhoea/vomiting.
Download information sheet:OUTBREAKS OF DIARRHOEA AND VOMITING OCT 2018

​​Remember— Punctuality is important .

Valuable teaching time can be lost if your child is late.

Key Stage 2  children all have a homework diary, can you please  check the diary and sign it each week. Remember this diary can be an important means of communication

between home and school.

School Session Times

A.M  9.00 —12.00 (Rec /KS1)

          9.00 – 12.15 (KS2)

Lunch 12.00—1.00 (Rec /KS1)

           12.15—1.00 (KS2)

P.M

1.00— 3.00 ( Rec /KS1)

1.00— 3.05 (KS2)

Children should arrive on the playground  no earlier than  8.50 am.

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It has been observed that the parking of motor vehicles in the vicinity of Weston Point Primary School , are parked in such a manner as to cause unnecessary obstruction to other road users and a danger to your children and their friends making their way to and from school.

Incidents of vehicles parking:

On the pavement causing an obstruction to pedestrians, which is enforceable by way of £30 fixed penalty notice.Parking on or near to a junction obstructing the line of sight, which is enforceable by way of £30 fixed penalty notice.

Parking near to the school gates on the hatch markings obstructing the line of sight, which is enforceable by way of £30 fixed penalty notice.

We are, therefore, asking for the co-operation of yourself and other users of your vehicle in this matter, in order to help in reducing the risk of accidents occurring at the location. Please, if you must drive your children to or from school park well away from the school entrance and at a location which will not cause obstruction or a danger to any other person. As soon as your child is safely in the school or car, drive away promptly and safely, bearing in mind those children who are arriving/ leaving on foot. 

Finally, we much prefer to rely upon the willing co-operation of road users to reduce the hazards described above.  Unfortunately, if that co-operation is not forthcoming, enforcement measures by fixed penalty or court proceedings may be the only alternative.

   

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​​Weston Point Primary School

Castner Avenue

Runcorn

Halton

WA7 4EQ​

Email: head.westonpoint@halton.gov.uk

Telephone: 01928 574 593

Head teacher: Miss N Curphey

Secretary: ​Mrs C Williams 


   Chair of Governing  body: Glenys Bellfield


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OUR SCHOOL DAY​


 

The school day begins at 9:00am and finishes at 3:00 for the Infants, and 3:05 for the Juniors.

Morning Playtimes:

At 10:30am, all of the children in school have a morning break time. Break time is between 10:30 and 10:45. Children who wish to have a morning snack, are served a selection of fruit or toast and a drink of water or milk from the hatch in the dining room. Each snack item costs 20 pence.

Lunch:

Children in Key Stage 1 have their lunch at 12:00, and Key Stage 2 begin their lunch break at 12:15. Lunch times all end at 1:00.

Afternoon Playtimes:

All children in Key Stage One have an afternoon playtime between 2:00 and 2:15. During this playtime, the children are provided with a small piece of fruit.

 

Drop-off and collection:

At the beginning and the end of the school day, parents are encouraged into the playground. This helps to build up a close relationship between home and school – we want to have good links with all parents and carers. If normal arrangements have to be altered (eg you are delayed or another person is collecting your child), please let us know. This avoids any confusion or upset. Children in Key Stage 2 can be collected by the door next to pre-school, at home time.

Getting to school:

To get to and from school, walking is definitely the best option! There are lots of benefits; it's healthier than travelling by car, it improves the safety of pedestrians and road-users, and it respects nearby residents and parking regulations. Alternatively, we have bike racks. If you do need to travel by car, we have spaces to park your vehicles, opposite the entrance to school.

 

​Punctuality It is a parent's responsibility to ensure their children arrive at school on time. Lateness can disrupt the learning of others and can result in a pupil feeling greater stress and achieving poorer outcomes.

 Every school, by law, has to register pupils twice a day; first thing in the morning at the start of the school day, and again in the afternoon session. If a pupil fails to attend or arrives late they will be marked as an absence for that session.

Research shows a close link between attendance at school and a child's achievement. Being late adds up to a loss of learning.

All time out of school affects learning and achievement for pupils. Please make sure your child arrives at school on time.Any child who arrives after registration should go to the School Office with parent/guardian .Parent/guardian will be asked to sign The Late Book .This is a  Health and Safety  matter as we require a written record of all children in school.


 

THE AIMS OF THE SCHOOL

 

Weston Point Community Primary School aims to nurture the all round development of every pupil. In order to achieve this, we set out to:

 

To create a secure, happy, caring environment, where children and  staff can develop their full potential, intellectually, physically and spiritually, having equal opportunities and receiving an education of quality suited to their specific need.

To treat each child as an individual, recognising his/her achievement and rewarding success.

We  endeavour to foster the child's confidence in his/her abilities and enable them to adopt  skills  and strategies to become, where practicable, independent learners.

We aim to encourage the concepts of fair play and fair mindedness.

 

To provide a lively, stimulating curriculum in which the children are given a firm grounding in the basic skills of literacy and numeracy and having access to the National Curriculum and its assessment. In so doing, we endeavour to extend the child's perceptive and creative skills. Our teaching of the core subjects is  directed through the outlines of the Literacy and Numeracy Strategies, and specific Science teaching.  The foundation  subjects are taught, initially, through an imaginative cross-curricular approach, becoming more subject based as the child progresses through the school, and providing as many first hand experiences as possible.

To foster a partnership between the school and the wider the community, encouraging respect for the environment. This partnership is also vital in the working together of staff, parents and governors for the benefit of the children.

 

We are a school that likes to celebrate success – at every level. The life of the school is driven by enthusiasm and a desire to achieve. We aim to bring learning alive, making it exciting and stimulating. We want to give our children a thirst for learning that continues with them throughout their future school experiences and lives. An essential ingredient for this to happen is teamwork. We view education as a joint venture, involving everyone – children, parents, staff, Governors and the wider community. We hope that we will be able to depend on your co-operation and support in this partnership, hoping that together we can provide the best for every child.


 


 

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